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  • The allure of the post-modern – A response to Robert Shepherd

    Ryan, Chris; Gu, Huimin (Elsevier, 2010)
    In this paper the authors offer a response to the critique of Robert Shepherd that argued that the original paper that offered an analysis of the 4th Buddhist Festival at Wutaishan, Shanxi Province, China, was both self ...
  • Buddhism and tourism: Perceptions of the monastic community at Pu-Tuo-Shan, China

    Wong, Cora Un In; McIntosh, Alison J.; Ryan, Chris (Elsevier Masson, 2013)
    While there exists a considerable body of literature on pilgrimages and religious tourism, research on Buddhist pilgrimage sites remains scant. In particular, little has been published about how tourism is perceived by the ...
  • The Buried Village, New Zealand - an example of dark tourism?

    Ryan, Chris; Kohli, Rahul (Routledge, 2006)
    In 1886, the explosion of Mount Tarawera resulted in the loss of 150 lives and the burial of the village of Te Wairoa, the base from which tourists had visited the Pink and White Terraces, a silicone-stained natural formation ...
  • Business networks and the uptake of sustainability practices: the case of New Zealand

    Collins, Eva Marie; Lawrence, Stewart R.; Pavlovich, Kathryn; Ryan, Chris (Elsevier, 2007)
    This paper reports on the adoption of sustainability practices by a sample of over 800 firms in New Zealand, contrasting results from members of the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) with non-members. The study also ...
  • The changing structure of the Chinese hotel industry: 1980–2012

    Gu, Huimin; Ryan, Chris; Yu, Larry (Elsevier, 2012)
    This paper describes the structure and challenges facing the domestic Chinese hotel industry at the start of the second decade of the twenty-first century. It notes the progress that has been made and the increasing ...

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